Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call

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The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Interim Executive Director Joey Parnes) and Signature Theatre Company (Founding Artistic Director James Houghton; Executive Director Erika Mallin) in association with the Guthrie Theater (Joe Dowling, Director) present the New York premiere of Tony Kushner's THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES. Michael Greif, who directed the world premiere at the Guthrie in April, 2009, directs the New York premiere which opened last night!

The cast for THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE includes Michael CristoferLinda Emond,Michael EsperK. Todd Freeman, Hettienne Park, Steven Pasquale, Molly Price, Matt Servitto,Danielle SkraastadStephen Spinella and Brenda Wehle. Cristofer, Emond, Esper and Spinella originated their roles in the Guthrie Theater's world premiere of the play.

In the summer of 2007, Gus Marcantonio, a retired longshoreman and cousin of the late New York Congressman Vito Marcantonio, summons his three adult children to the family's Brooklyn brownstone - to vote on the question of his committing suicide. THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE TO CAPITALISM AND SOCIALISM WITH A KEY TO THE SCRIPTURES explores revolution, radicalism, marriage, sex, prostitution, politics, real estate, unions of all kinds and debts both unpaid and unpayable.

Photos by Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

 

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Atmosphere / Stage & Set during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Hettienne Park, Michael Esper, Brenda Wehle, Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad, Molly Price & Matt Servitto during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Michael Esper, Brenda Wehle, Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad, Molly Price & Matt Servitto during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad & Molly Price during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad & Molly Price during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad, Molly Price & Matt Servitto during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Brenda Wehle, Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Hettienne Park, Michael Esper, Brenda Wehle during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer & Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer & Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad & Molly Price during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Brenda Wehle, Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Hettienne Park, Michael Esper, Brenda Wehle, Steven Pasquale during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad & Molly Price during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Linda Edmond, Michael Christofer & Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Michael Christofer & Stephen Spinella during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call
Hettienne Park, Michael Esper, Brenda Wehle, Steven Pasquale, Linda Emond, Michael Cristofer, Stephen Spinella, K. Todd Freeman, Danielle Skraastad, Molly Price & Matt Servitto during 'The Intelligent Homosexual's Guide' Opening Night Curtain Call in New York City.

Photo Coverage: THE INTELLIGENT HOMOSEXUAL'S GUIDE... Curtain Call

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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.